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Edgar Evins State Park – Silver Springs TN

I’m so far behind I may never catch up. I owe this blog some other recent trips but to keep from getting further behind, I’m posting a few comments and some photos from Edgar Evins State Park.  This was a … Continue Reading →

Fiery Gizzard – A Start to 2018

It’s the start of the 2018 travel season — time for hiking, being outside and on the road. This year starts with a trip to Fiery Gizzard. This was my first trip to South Cumberland State Park. I traveled with … Continue Reading →

Annual Trip to Chilhowee

I have a group of friends that go back a few years. For some those friendships began in elementary school. Others are newer: they didn’t begin until high school. The point is they have endured. Ann Patchett in The Patron … Continue Reading →

Mt Whitney – Looking Back

I have been very slow getting this post out. I apologize. Soon it will be Spring and thus time to travel again. I have one other trip to tell you about but it is short and sweet. Then I will … Continue Reading →

Mt Whitney – Part 6

Saturday, 2 September 2017 Last night I met a fellow traveler. He was from Finland and we never exchanged names but we talked for quite awhile. His time on the road was coming to an end and he was going … Continue Reading →

Mt Whitney – Part 5

Saturday, 26 August 2017 I have a lot of catching up to do; I have been out of touch for seven days and a lot has happened. I met my hiking partner in Lone Pine on Saturday, 26 August 2017. … Continue Reading →

Mt Whitney – Part 4

Folks, Part 4 is going to be held up. I don’t have a good internet connection here and I’m leaving in the morning for the Mt Whitney Portal where there will be no internet connection at all. I’ll continue taking … Continue Reading →

Mt Whitney – Part 3

I’m so behind on this. I feel terrible for not keeping up. Then I think: but no one will know what I left out. When I see you, I’ll recall something and that will make it new for you. Sunday, … Continue Reading →

Mt Whitney – Part 2

Thursday, 17 August 2017 Today was mostly a travel day but I had to make one stop: The Little Big Horn Battlefield. Operated by the National Park Service it is, of course, excellent. The museum and the presentations were illuminating. … Continue Reading →

Mt Whitney – Part 1

The day has come for my next adventure. Monday, 14 August 2017 I had some mixed emotions as I pulled out of the garage to begin this trip to Mt. Whitney. I wanted to do the hike, but I have … Continue Reading →

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